Yuvashakti Foundation has signed MoU with WHEEBOX to conduct employability skill test (WEST) of all trainees after completion of on job training to test how skill they have absorbed during the training. The assessment provides initial transcript and detailed scorecards for each module to the candidate highlighting the strengths and improvement areas.
Wheebox Employability Skill Test is a multiple choice test to be attempted in 60 minutes, Level Basic indicates the test is designed and suggested for candidates with 0-2 years of working experience. The test is internet based and can be used as pre-employment test.
WEST helps employers to short-list candidates using WEST scores.
Wheebox Employability Skill ( WEST ) measures a candidate's Cognitive Ability along with English, Behavioral Traits and pertinent Domain knowledge. WEST scores are shared with 110 organizations across 10 sectors in India. One of the key objectives of WEST is to do a meaningful matchmaking between Talent Demand and Supply.
KEY DIMENSIONS ASSESSED
Cognitive ability is one of the most powerful predictors of future work performance. Cognitive ability tests measure verbal, numerical and abstract reasoning and the resulting scores reflect the person's ability to acquire, retain, organize and apply information. People who score well on cognitive ability tests are more likely to develop a greater knowledge of the job quickly, make effective decisions, successfully reason and solve problems and respond appropriately to new or complex situations.
English Language Skills:
English Language Skills are important ingredients to a successful career. An assessment of English Language skills provides feedback on the ability of organizing words into sentences and in various structures (Simple/ Complex/ Compound). The second component that is assessed is the test taker's ability on lexicology & vocabulary.
Basic IT Literacy:
Most people need some IT skills to find work today. Acquiring basic IT skills and being familiar with using a computer may open up a wide range of employment opportunities and increase marketability in the workplace. People are assessed on basic computing skills.
WEST assesses 3 behavioral traits & assesses the learning agility, interpersonal skills and adaptability. It assesses attitudes in the workplace. Today behavioral aspect has taken a major role in short-listing candidates.